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David Ramsey plays John Diggle


Best known for portraying Anton Briggs in the hit series Dexter, David Ramsey was most recently seen recurring as Mayor Carter Poole in Blue Bloods. 

Prior to this, David starred opposite Jimmy Smits in the series Outlaw.

On the movie side, David was last seen starring in the Rodrigo Garcia directed film Mother and Child, with Kerry Washington, Annette Bening and Naomi Watts.  In addition, Ramsey stars in the political satire Nailed, opposite Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Biel.

Additional film credits include a supporting role in Pay it Forward opposite Kevin Spacey and Helen Hunt, The Nutty Professor alongside Eddie Murphy, and in Con Air with Nicolas Cage and John Cusack.

His talent has landed him recurring roles on a number of television series, including Hollywood Residential, Wildfire, Ghost Whisperer (he was Jim Clancy's friend and fellow Firefighter) and Huff. He's also appeared on many other TV shows, including Castle, Grey's Anatomy and Criminal Minds .

Born and raised in Detroit, Ramsey was bitten by the acting bug while performing in a church play.  He later attended Wayne State University's Fine Arts Program, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. 

In his spare time, Ramsey is an avid practitioner of the martial art founded by Bruce Lee, Jeet Kune Do.  He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their two dogs.